Do You Know This Dirty Little Secret About Mutual Funds?

Here's what the mutual fund industry doesn't want you to know. Read More

Best Vanguard Funds to Buy for Target Date 2035 Retirement

Looking to retire in 20 years? You're likely in your prime earnings years. Here are the best Vanguard Funds for target date 2035. Read More

The Preferred Defensive Sector – Utilities, Not Consumer Staples

While some investors might be expecting consumer staples to rebound and become the preferred defensive sector of choice, utilities still look like the top dog. Read More

Is the Sun Fading on ETFs? – Morning Linkfest (July 7)

This morning's InvestorPlace linkfest is all about ETFs: Why they're good, why they're not and what you should do with them. Read More

Who Would Win the ‘World Cup of Mutual Funds’?

The U.S. lost in the World Cup, but domestic stock mutual funds look a little more competitive compared to other WC countries and regions. Read More

Midyear Review – The Best Mutual Funds of 2014

We look at some of the best mutual funds of 2014's first half, as well as what this performance tells us about market conditions going forward. Read More

Be Wary of These 3 New MLP ETFs

Master Limited Partnerships are hot, but should you buy the new MLP ETFs hitting the market? Read More

The Income Investor’s Guide to REIT ETFs

Real estate investment trusts and REIT ETFs have come a long way from the drubbing they experienced this time last year. Here are some of the big names you should know. Read More

5 Best Vanguard Funds to Buy for Target Date 2030 Retirement

You're going to need some added oomph if you've got roughly 15-20 years before retirement. Here's a look at some of the best Vanguard funds for target date 2030. Read More

What Does a Professional Gambler’s Investment Portfolio Look Like?

When building your investment portfolio, a solid core of index ETFs will stack the deck in your favor. Read More

Gold Outlook for Q3 – Don’t Trust the Rise in Gold Prices, GLD

Gold and silver prices, as well as GLD and SLV, heated up again in late June, but they're still not worth the risk. Read More

Why These 5 Mutual Funds Are Beating the S&P 500

We look at five mutual funds significantly beating the S&P 500 Index in 2014 -- and more importantly, what this strong outperformance means. Read More

Pimco’s Biggest Problem (Other Than Bill Gross)

Massive outflows at Pimco may lead to bigger problems that prove to be too much for Bond King, Bill Gross, to manage. Read More

5 Reasons to Buy Japanese Stocks – EWJ

Japanese stocks look like losers, but it sure is hard to find bargains anywhere else in developed markets these days. Read More

Why Warren Buffett Suggests Vanguard Funds

Warren Buffett not only said that he'd prefer his trust invest in low-cost index funds to provide for his wife's financial well-being -- he also gave a nod to Vanguard funds. Read More

Value Stock Guide – How to Invest Like a Pawn Star

Value stock investing depends on the same market inefficiencies exploited in TV's 'Pawn Stars.' Read More

The 4 Most Important Income ETFs to Own

Even funds stuffed with blue chips tend to throw off lousy dividend yields, but these four income ETFs offer yields that range from 3% to more than 6%. Read More

Will Abe’s ‘Third Arrow’ Revive Japan?

Japanese prime minister Abe has let his "third arrow" fly. Don't count on it shaking Japan out of its funk. Read More

iShares’ Core ETFs Get an Expansion

For retail investors, The new iShares core lineup of ETFs could be one of the best starting places for portfolio construction. Read More

Biotech ETFs – Keep Those Buyouts Coming!

Merck's buyout of Idenix didn't just pump up IDIX shares -- it also had a great double effect on biotech ETFs such as XBI that usually are buoyed by M&A. Read More